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“Unreal turquoise color” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake
| Icefield Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 13 Attractions in Lake Louise
Type: Bodies of Water
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Wilsonville, Oregon
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Unreal turquoise color”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The color was unbelievable. It was more crowded, though, than some other spots. We were thrilled to visit it as part of our Caravan Tours trip through the Canadian Rockies, a tour I highly recommend.

Visited September 2012
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“A Lake or a Wolf's head?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

2068 meters above sea level, the Icefields Parkway gave us breathtaking views of beautiful Peyto Lake which is shaped like the head of a wolf. The lake was found by an Englishman, Bill Peyto who became a mountain man in the 1890's. The lake is a beautiful turquoise color and for the first time we realized that the colorful pictures we see on postcards are true in their color depiction—VIVID!

Visited October 2012
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Onaway, Michigan
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“Peyto Lake on the Icefields Parkway!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This Lake is in the shape of a wolf!!! It is a beautiful turquoise color from the Glasier silt. It's a nice walk to get to the view point above the lake.

Visited July 2012
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Banff, Canada
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“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

So pretty and blue even on the most miserable of days. It was raining heavily when I went to Peyto lake but the colour of it was still breath taking. Worth the short hike up.

Visited September 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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“busy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

this is a beautiful place there are many other places you can get a little closer to the beauty...but if you have time this is a place to see. It will be busy!

Visited September 2012
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